The Immigration History Research Center promotes interdisciplinary research on international migration, develops archives documenting immigrant and refugee life, especially in the U.S., and makes specialized scholarship accessible to students, teachers, and the public.
IHRC Archives will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2013, due to staff visiting a partner archival institution. Assistance to researchers will be available 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. The reading room will be open until 4:30 p.m. for researchers who will have requested their materials by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23rd.(Continue Reading)May 20th, 2013
Please join us at the IHRC and IHRC Archives Awards and Appreciation Ceremony honoring staff, faculty, students, and volunteers!
May 8, 2013
4:00 to 6:00 pm
120 Elmer L. Andersen Library
Career Achievement Award
Prof. Katherine Fennelly
Certificates of Appreciation
Congratulations to Donna Gabaccia for being selected as been selected as one of two honorees to receive the 2013 University of Minnesota Outstanding Community Service Award--Faculty from the Office of Public Engagement.
This award is the one of highest honors the University gives to a faculty member for service to the community and recognizes the substantial and significant contributions Prof. Gabaccia made to her work at the IHRC building University-community partnerships and programs benefit university students, faculty, staff, community partners and citizens across the state and provide an exemplary model of a publicly engaged professional.(Continue Reading)April 24th, 2013
Finding aids are online guides to the collections in the IHRC Archives.
Search thousands of photographs, illustrations, texts, and other archival materials selected from the IHRC collections using the UMedia Archive.
IHRC books are catalogued by the University of Minnesota Libraries and their bibliographic records are accessible in the online public access catalogue MNCAT.
Continuing a tradition which began in 2009, two archivists from the National Archives of Estonia in Tallinn are currently working at the IHRC Archives. Peeter Valjas and Aet Tonissoo will be with us for a month.(Continue Reading)April 8th, 2013
IHRC has recently worked with the Digital Public Library of America and the Europeana Digital Library to contribute images of items from the collections of the IHRC Archives to a new on-line exhibition "Leaving Europe: A new life in America."(Continue Reading)December 18th, 2012